Conservation Workshops

PRC has facilitated Conservation Workshops since 2000 to 30,000+ participants.  These workshops teach the general public the importance of Backyard and Worm Composting, Watershed Awareness and Rain Barrels, Green Cleaning, and more.

HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA

A gift certificate for a 2023 PRC workshop makes a perfect holiday gift – and you can shop from the convenience of home!

The $70 Backyard Composting course fee includes online or in-person instruction plus an 82-gallon compost bin, while the $80 Watershed Awareness course fee includes online or in-person instruction plus a 55-gallon rain barrel.

Both courses are available as in-person workshops and webinars, a convenient, flexible way to learn online.

BACKYARD COMPOSTING — click here to PURCHASE GIFT CERTIFICATE

  • Certificates can be used for Backyard Composting workshops and webinars. Webinar participants will pick up bins in Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) or Media (Delaware County).

WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL — click here to PURCHASE GIFT CERTIFICATE

  • Certificates can be used for Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel workshops and webinars. Pickups are only in the Pittsburgh area.

Backyard Composting Workshops

It’s Time to Compost! ONLINE WEBINAR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 @ 6 PM — Register now (learn online and pick up your bin in Pittsburgh or Media) IN-PERSON WORKSHOP CHECK BACK FOR UPCOMING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Are you unsure what to do with your kitchen, garden, and yard scraps? Would you like natural, home-made compost for your […]

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Vermicomposting Workshops

Worm Your Way into Vermicomposting Would you like natural, home-made fertilizer for your lawns and gardens in the Spring? Then, you expand your recycling efforts by signing up for a Vermicomposting Workshop. Try turning your food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden. While they require more care than regular composting, worms produce a […]

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Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel Workshops

Celebrate The Rain! It’s time for us to start celebrating rainwater. So, our organization offers Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel Workshops across Pennsylvania. Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, supplying non-chlorinated water for gardening by collecting and storing rainwater from your roof through a connection to your downspout that would otherwise be […]

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Recycling & Waste Reduction Program

It’s time to talk “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” Recycling and waste reduction are crucial so that we can leave this planet as a sustainable home for future generations. Making new use of old materials and products through reusing and recycling benefits the environment by reducing the amount of waste that enters landfills, but with so many […]

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